Echi O Theos
During World War II in Greece, Maria Cooper (nee Deligianni) was unable to pursue her schooling. Rather, as a teenager and the oldest of seven children, she was responsible for her younger siblings.
Their Dreams Fulfilled
When Maria and Christos Govetas immigrated to the United States in 1978, the opportunities for education and successful careers were far beyond their dreams.
All Below Main Street
In the 1940s, McGill, Nevada, a small town in the eastern part of the state, was home for over 100 Greek families. Dorothy (Theodora) Haskell tells the story of growing up in McGill and eventually settling in Seattle, Washington.
Whether exploring the ship from Greece, learning to play sports, taking an occasional joy ride or meeting politicians, Harry Tourikis’ curiosity helped him learn …
“All the Live-Long Day”
Like the song, “I’ve been working on the railroad…,” Kostandinos (Gus) Soterios (Sam) Melonas has been with the Railroad for over 40 years. As …
“LIVE! LIVE! LIFE IS A BANQUET!”
Zaphara loves this quote from the stage play and musical Auntie Mame knowing that many people have not been able to live a full …
Dorothea Alice Mootafes – In Memory
IN MEMORY Dorothea Alice Mootafes, beloved friend and teacher, left us to be with the Lord on October 12, 2016. She was 88 years …
The Kootros Brothers: A House Divided
The following is a modified version of an article that was posted on the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog “Community News for all the Hill,” on …
A Lifelong Learner
Although Christos Manzieris did not follow his chosen profession when he came to Seattle, Washington, he was able to use his knowledge and teaching …
“I’m Both Guys Anyway”
With the name Jim Tallahan, (Demetrios Talaganis) and living in Bellingham, Washington, he was more like an “all American boy” than the child of Greek immigrants.